How to “Shout for joy” When You Really Just Feel Like Screaming

Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright. Psalm 33:1 Reading this verse this morning in my quiet time, one word in particular stood out to me and it’s probably not the word you’d expect. The little two-letter word nestled away between the other words that seem the most obvious … More How to “Shout for joy” When You Really Just Feel Like Screaming

Why Must I Suffer?

Honestly, sometimes life flat out sucks. Sometimes it’s hard and messy and it doesn’t make sense and crappy things happen to really, genuinely good people doing great things in this world. It just leaves you knowing that there has to be so much more than the brokenness. It’s okay for me to sit and cry … More Why Must I Suffer?

Give them grace.

It’s so important to remember that we’re all just people. Whether you’re thinking a lot of someone or a little, they’re just a person at the core. Fatally flawed. And if they’re anything like most of us, they’re fighting the flaw that is innately their nature in order to be so much more. Give them grace.

In Christ Alone

Ever since the beginning of high-school, I can remember so many people saying, “The only thing (or person) that can fill the void in your heart is Jesus.” I think people say that so frequently to high-schoolers because that’s the phase of life not only where our searching really begins, but where it’s most evident. It’s apparent … More In Christ Alone

After Your Heart

“And when he had removed him, he raised up David to be their king, of whom he testified and said, “I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my heart, who will do all my will.” Acts 13:22 How fascinating. After all of the sin corroding David’s past, he is the … More After Your Heart